USA TODAY reports:
According to Reuters, Trump is using the lawful raid to play the victim and to raise money through texts and emails.
Republicans ignored the search warrant granted by a judge to the FBI for the search, and made baseless accusations on Twitter:
I share the deep concern of millions of Americans over the unprecedented search of the personal residence of President Trump. No former President of the United States has ever been subject to a raid of their personal residence in American history.— Mike Pence (@Mike_Pence) August 9, 2022
The @FBI’s raid of Mar-a-Lago is incredibly concerning, especially given the Biden admin’s history of going after parents & other political opponents. This is 3rd World country stuff.— Rick Scott (@SenRickScott) August 9, 2022
We need answers NOW. The FBI must explain what they were doing today & why.
Attorney General Garland: preserve your documents and clear your calendar. pic.twitter.com/dStAjnwbAT— Kevin McCarthy (@GOPLeader) August 9, 2022